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GIA offering Express Diamond Grading Services this holiday season

US-based retailers can receive grading reports within 24 hours at no extra cost

(CARLSBAD, Calif.) - To meet retailer needs, GIA (Gemological Institute of America) is offering Diamond Grading services in under 24 hours at no additional charge from Dec. 3, 2018 to Jan. 4, 2019. This limited time offer applies to D-to-Z diamonds received by GIA at its Carlsbad or New York laboratories, from U.S. locations, for Diamond Grading Report or Diamond Dossier® services.

53 million Americans plan to buy a diamond between Thanksgiving and Valentine’s Day

DPA survey shows consumers’ desire for diamonds this holiday season

(NEW YORK) -  A new survey released by the Diamond Producers Association (DPA) and KRC Research found that over 53 million Americans (21%) plan to purchase a diamond between Thanksgiving and Valentine’s Day, with men and Millennials most likely to purchase these authentic symbols of love this holiday season. Of Americans who plan to buy a diamond, more than 20 million plan to buy a diamond engagement ring.

3 proven techniques to beat the jewelry industry blues

Work on your business, not just in it

The jewelry industry has experienced some major changes and challenges over the past decade, and all signs point to that continuing. Consumers are being bombarded by increased retail and online options, seemingly forcing price wars and associated decreases in profit margins.

Jewelers of America Legislative Update

capitol hill 600x300 eMidterm election update

The 2018 midterm Congressional elections were held last week and Jewelers of America has prepared a summary of the major changes on Capitol Hill and what they could mean for key issues that affect jewelry businesses.